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" Be no unpleasing melancholy mine ! Me let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of declining age ; With lenient arts extend a mother's breath — Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death. Explore the thought, explain the asking eye,... "
Dialogues of the Dead with the Living - Page 225
by Philip Parsons - 1779 - 227 pages
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1752
...own happinefs to confift. Me let the tender office long engage To rock the Cradle of repofing Age j With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, Make Languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death ^ Explore the thought, explain the afking eye, • And keep a while one Parent from the fky ! Pt*tr...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1760
...own happinefs to confift. " Me, let the tender office long engage " To rock the Cradle of repofing Age ; " With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, " Make Languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of Dcaih ^ " Explore the thought, explain the afking eye, " And keep a while one Parent from the Iky L"...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

1764
...unpleailng melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of death, Explore the thought, explain the aiking eye, And keep a while one parent from the iky .' On cares like...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...unpleafing melancholy mine: *' Me, let the tender office long engage, *' To rock the cradle of repofing age, *' With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath,...Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of ' " death, ** Explore the thought, explain the afldng " eye, *; And keep a-while one parent from the "fky*!" Had...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...unpleafmg melancholy mine : " Me, let the tender office long engage, " To rock the cradle of rcpofing age, " With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath,...Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of " death, <c Explore the thought, explain the afldng " eye, t: And keep a-wlu'lc one parent fro:n the " {ky *...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782
...unpleafing melancholy mine ! Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repoflng age * j With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of death ; Explore the thought, .explain the aflcing eye, And keep awhile one parent from the fky f ! THESE...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften: Bd ...

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - 1788
...unpleafing melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the crodle of repofing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make Languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death Explore, the thought, explain the afking eye, And keep a while one parent from the fky ! On cares like...
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Letters to and from the Rev. Philip Doddridge, D.D. Late of Northampton ...

Philip Doddridge - 1790 - 472 pages
...the fervice of my nejghboor, in .my lludy, .aRd in ihe ofHces of filial piety, With lenient arts t' extend a Mother's breath, Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of death, 'Explore the thought, explain .the aflcing eye, keep a while one Parent from the iky. It yet hangs...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794
...JBe no unpleafing Melancholy mineMe let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing Age ; With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of dcatl Explore the thought, explain the afking eye, And keep awhile one parent from the fky ! On cares...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 2

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - 1788
...melancholy mine ; Me, 1ft th,e_ tender office long engage, TO rock the crodle of repqfing age, VVith lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death Explore the thought, explain the afking eye, And keep a while one parent from the f ky ! On cares like...
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